Texas Lakes Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Arlington: Knapp Heritage Park

Jopling-Melear Cabin

Dedicated in 2004, this downtown park contains three of Arlington’s oldest structures. This cultural and heritage facility is available for school tours, rentals, private tours and is open to the general public. The Jopling-Melear and Watson cabins, which date to the mid 1800s, and a 1910 one-room schoolhouse are also located within the park.


  • 201 W. Front Street
  • Arlington, Texas
  • 76011


Hours & Fees

  • Saturday-Sunday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment.

  • Free